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Nvidia bets US$25 billion that AI boom is far from over

Nvidia's CEO Jensen Huang said he expects the artificial intelligence boom will last well into next year and made what could be the largest single bet yet in the tech sector to back up his optimism. The company's sales forecast blew past Wall Street's expectations and it said it would buy...

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X officially rolls out its ads revenue sharing program for creators

Twitter, which Elon Musk is currently rebranding to X, is officially rolling out its ads revenue sharing program for creators. The company had given some creators payouts earlier this month, but now, users globally who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for the program from the monetization tab in settings. To...

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Data+AI world tour, Databricks, Sydney, Sep 19-20, 2023

Databricks's data+AI is organising a world tour, and the event in Sydney is at September 19-20, Hilton Sydney. The event offers insights into the latest advancements in AI, featuring real-world case studies and best practices for data and AI transformation. Attendees can choose from sessions tailored to both beginners and advanced...

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PC market shows signs of a turnaround after historic slide

Global PC shipments fell during the second quarter of 2023, according to preliminary data from two analyst firms, but recent sales offered some indication of a market turnaround following recent historic declines. Shipments of desktop and laptop devices fell 16.6% year-on-year during the April-June quarter, according to the latest figures from Gartner,...

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Are you an intern? You may get a pay raise.

Fair Work Commission President Adam Hatcher has announced that the minimum wage and modern award wages in Australia will rise by 5.75 percent from 1 July. This change aligns the minimum wage with the "C13 classification wage rate" applicable to most modern awards.  Approximately 20 percent of the country's workers, totaling...

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Twitter launches encrypted private messages

Twitter aims to become the most trusted platform on the internet by implementing encrypted Direct Messages. This feature ensures that even if someone forces Twitter to access messages, they would be unable to do so. Twitter generates device-specific key pairs consisting of private and public keys. The public key is registered...

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Meta to pull news from Facebook and Instagram in Canada

Meta plans to end access to news on Facebook and Instagram in Canada in response to legislation that would require internet giants to pay news publishers. The legislation, known as the Online News Act, was approved by the country’s Senate on Thursday. The law will force internet giants to negotiate compensation...

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GrafanaCon Jun 12-14, 2023

GrafanaCon is an annual conference organized by Grafana Labs, the company behind the popular open-source visualization platform Grafana. The conference brings together Grafana users, developers, and enthusiasts from around the world to learn about the latest developments in the Grafana ecosystem, share best practices, and network with peers. Attendees can participate...

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Microsoft is testing file recommendations in Explorer

Microsoft is starting to test a system called File Recommendations in File Explorer, which does exactly what the name suggests — when you visit the home tab, it shows specific files that you may want to open at the top. The feature is still in the very early stages, but it...

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Spotify is going big on video podcasts

After spending more than $1 billion on podcast assets, challenging investor skepticism, laying off dozens of podcasting employees, and parting ways with its main podcasting chief, Spotify is establishing its focus for the vertical moving forward: more video, more consolidation, and more splashy names. At the company’s Stream On event in...

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C2 Montréal May 24-26, 2023

C2 is a fusion of creativity and commerce. C2 Montréal is about experiencing the unexpected, taking a step back, recharging and leaving your comfort zone behind. This three-day international event, dubbed the most innovative of its kind, focuses on exploring the relationship between commerce and creativity. It gets you think outside...

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Broadcom will acquire VMware

A letter from the VMware CEO Raghu Raghuram revealed that VMware has entered into an agreement with Broadcom. He advised that after the successful transaction, VMware would become the software platform and brand for Broadcom. The letter reads “We will provide enterprise customers an expanded suite of mission-critical solutions to accelerate...

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Promising Cyber Defender Startups

Research company CBInsights analyzed emerging trends and identified companies pioneering technology with the potential to transform cybersecurity covering 14 areas. Disinformation detectionDecentralised digital identityPassword-less identificationPrivacy by designAnomalous behaviour detectionThird party risk managementPatch protectionCredential stuff defenceZero-trust networkingBot-assisted networkingMulti-cloud securityOutsourced data protectionContainer securityMedical device security Source & Cover Image: CBInsights;

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WhatsApp Reaches 2 Billion Active Users

As per WhatsApp: "We're excited to share that, as of today, WhatsApp supports more than two billion users around the world. Mothers and fathers can reach their loved ones no matter where they are. Brothers and sisters can share moments that matter. Coworkers can collaborate, and businesses can grow by easily...

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Amazon just accidentally sent 1,700 Alexa recordings to the wrong person

Do you tell secrets while your home smart speaker is listening? Think twice, because Amazon just accidentally sent 1,700 Alexa recordings to the wrong person. According to Business Insider, the audio files revealed a lot of information about the record owner, including where he lived, first and last names, who his...

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Walmart is planning to acquire Eloquii - online fashion brands are thriving

Walmart announced its plan to acquire startup Eloquii for $100M. Eloquii is one of several emerging direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands working to modernize the $21B plus-sized clothing market. More than half of U.S. women aged 18-65 wear a size 14 or larger, the Eloquii acquisition would seem to be a good fit...

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Reddit has been hacked

Reddit, the popular forum was hacked. The hacker was able to access an old database backup and a newer set of “email digests’. The backup file contained usernames, hashed and salted passwords, email addresses and private messages before 2008. The widely used SMS for two factor authentication which believed to be...

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Google Has Taken Over the Division that Develops Pixel Smartphones from HTC

Google has agreed to acquire a select team of engineers from HTC’s smartphone division for $1.1 billion. By taking over the division that develops Pixel smartphones, Google will gain half its research and development team including 2,000 HTC engineers. This is the second time that Google purchased into smartphone manufacturer. The...

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Thinking of Getting in Early on Virtual Reality Design?

Sydney-based education startup Academy Xi announced a few months ago that it raised US$1.7 million in a series A round. Academy Xi runs classes for businesses, startups and individuals who wants to develop knowledge in virtual reality and augmented reality technologies. According to Australian Finance Review, PwC consultants attended the training...

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Yahoo is no longer an independent company

According to CNN, the long talking deal of Verison to acquire Yahoo's internet asset has finally approved by Yahoo's shareholders. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is resigning from the company. Verizon will combine Yahoo’s internet brands — assets in mail, social media platform Tumblr, news, lifestyle media, and entertainment — with AOL,...

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This app makes it fun to pick up litter

The earth is a big place to keep clean. With Litterati -- an app for users to identify, collect and geotag the world's litter -- TED Resident Jeff Kirschner has created a community that's crowdsource-cleaning the planet. After tracking trash in more than 100 countries, Kirschner hopes to use the data...

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